Hoffenheim play Dortmund in Round 20 of the 2021-22 Bundesliga season.
The match is scheduled to start at 2:30 p.m. GMT on Saturday, 22 January 2022. The match venue is PreZero Arena, Sinsheim, Baden-Württemberg.
Betting tips and match predictions for the Hoffenheim vs Dortmund (January 22) game are available in this article. A preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news and projected starting lineups are up next.
Hoffenheim vs Borussia Dortmund (January 22) latest betting odds
Hoffenheim to win odds are priced at 3.16 (+216 American; 54/25 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 4.20 (+320;16/5), while Dortmund to win odds are priced at 2.16 (+116; 29/25).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Hoffenheim — 31%, draw — 23%, Dortmund — 46%.
Latest betting odds on Hoffenheim vs Borussia Dortmund (22 January 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.40 (-250; 2/5)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.90 (+190; 19/10)
- Asian handicap (+0.25) on Hoffenheim — 1.96 (-104; 25/26)
- Asian handicap (-0.25) on Dortmund — 1.83 (-120; 5/6)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.45 (-220; 5/11)
- Both teams to score (No) — 2.65 (+165; 33/20)
Hoffenheim vs Borussia Dortmund (January 22) match preview and statistics
Hoffenheim are fourth in the league table with 31 points and a +10 goal difference. Die Kraichgauer have one win, two draws and two losses in their last five games. They suffered a huge defeat in their last match.
SC Freiburg beat them 4-1 in the DFB Pokal Round of 16. Team statistics: 62% possession, 17 total shots, 13 chances created, five big chances, two shots on target, 412 accurate passes, 81% pass accuracy, 14 fouls conceded, 10 corners, one offside, two yellow cards.
Vincenzo Grifo opened the scoring in the 10th minute of the game with a right footed shot from the center of the box to the bottom right corner, assisted by Lucas Holer. Grifo doubled the lead in the 35th minute as he converted the penalty with a right footed shot to the top left corner. Nico Schlotterbeck scored an own goal in the 51st minute of the second half, a consolation goal for Hoffenheim.
Kevin Schade made the score 3-1 in the 54th minute with a left footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom right corner, assisted by Ernedin Demirovic, goal awarded following a VAR review. Ermedin Demirovic scored the fourth goal in the 67th minute with a right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner, assisted by Lucas Holer following a fast break.
This is the second consecutive loss for Die Kraichgauer. They lost 1-2 to Union Berlin in their last league match. Timo Baumgarti scored an own goal in the 16th minute of the first half, giving Hoffenheim a one goal lead. Andreas Voglsammer equalized in the 22nd of the game, with a header, while Grischa Promel scored the winning goal in the 72nd minute of the second half with a header.
Hoffenheim team news: Ermin Bicakcic, Marco John, Mijat Gacinovic, Pavel Kaderabek and Robert Skov are sidelined due to injuries. Florian Grillitsch is unavailable due to Covid-19, Kasim Adams is sidelined due to Flu, while Diadie Samassekou is on international duty.
Borussia Dortmund are second in the league table with 40 points and a +10 goal difference. The Black and Yellows have three wins and two losses in their last five games. They lost 1-2 to St. Pauli from the second division in their last match in the DFB Pokal Round of 16.
Etienne Amenyido opened the scoring in the fourth minute of the game with a right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal, assisted by Marcel Hartel. Axel Witsel scored an own goal in the 40th minute of the first half, this doubled the lead for St. Pauli. Erling Haaland pulled one back from the penalty spot in the 58th minute of the second half with a left footed shot to the bottom right corner.
Top stats: 69% possession, 14 total shots, seven chances created, two big chances, six shots on target, 666 accurate passes, 88% pass accuracy, 10 fouls conceded, one offside. Dortmund dominated the game and had a better performance but couldn’t get the win. They are out of the tournament in the third round.
BVB demolished SC Freiburg 5-1 in their last league match. Thomas Meunier and Erling Haaland scored two braces in the match, while Mahmoud Dahoud closed up the win with a goal in the late minutes. The Black and Yellows are in search of a win in their Round 20 fixture.
Borussia Dortmund team news: Emre Can, Youssoufa Moukoko, Thomas Meunier and Marcel Schmelzer are sidelined due to injuries.
Hoffenheim vs Borussia Dortmund H2H
Dortmund haven’t lost to Hoffenheim in their last three meetings, with two wins and a draw. The Black and Yellows won 3-2 in their last meeting.
Hoffenheim vs Borussia Dortmund (January 22) key players and lineups
Hoffenheim projected starting lineup:
- Oliver Bauman
- Kevin Vogt
- Chris Richards
- Stefan Posch
- Kevin Akpoguma
- Christoph Baumgartner
- Dennis Geiger
- Andrej Kramaric
- David Raum
- Ihlas Bebou
- Munas Dabbur
Andre Kramaric is the key player to watch out for. In the minutes played in the last match against Freiburg, he created three chances, gave three key passes and won two duels. Kramaric has seven assists and two goals in 18 games in the league.
Ihlas Bebou is another player to watch out for. He has scored seven goals with an assist in the league this season. Bebou hasn’t scored in their last two matches since the brace against Augsburg and looks forward to scoring in this match.
Dortmund projected starting lineup:
- Gregor Kobel
- Nico Schulz
- Mats Hummels
- Manuel Akanji
- Raphael Guerreiro
- Julian Brandt
- Axel Witsel
- Jude Bellingham
- Marco Reus
- Thorgan Hazard
- Erling Braut Haaland
Erling Haaland is the key player to watch out for. You can always bet he’ll be on the scoresheet whether Dortmund win or lose a game. Haaland has 20 goal contributions in Bundesliga this season, with 15 goals from a 10.30 xG and five assists in 13 matches. He scored in their last match against St. Pauli.
Mats Hummels is another player to watch out for. He won the most duels (11), made three clearances, won 3/5 tackles, made five interceptions and 16 ball recoveries in their last match against St. Pauli. Hummels has been dropping great performances in their past games, in the last two against Freiburg, he completed the most passes (100), won six duels and made four interceptions. Watch out for a solid performance from him in this match.
Hoffenheim vs Borussia Dortmund (January 22) betting tips and prediction
Hoffenheim have won only one of their last five games with two draws and two defeats. They have lost two back-to-back games ahead of this tie against Dortmund. A huge defeat to Freiburg in their last game. Borussia Dortmund have three wins and two losses in their last five games. They lost 1-2 to St. Pauli in their last match. Both teams lost their respective last games in the DFB Pokal Round of 16.
The Black and Yellows haven’t lost to Die Kraichgauer in their last three meetings with two wins and a draw. The visitors are in better form than the hosts and need the three points from this match, seeing that Bayern Munich still have the six points gap. The predictions are Dortmund to win, and both teams to score.
Picking Dortmund to win because of their form coupled with the good head-to-head record against the hosts. For both teams to score, to back this up, both teams have kept zero clean sheets in their respective last four games. There's a high chance they’ll score against each other in this fixture.
Betting prediction: Borussia Dortmund to win
Odds: 2.16 (+116 American; 29/25 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)
Odds: 1.45 (-220 American; 5/11 Fractional)